If anything happens I love you / written and created by Will McCormack & Michael Govier ; illustrated by Youngran Nho ; foreword by Laura Dern.
Comic Book/Graphic Novel | Andrews McMeel Publishing | 2022

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1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm
"A graphic novel based on the Academy Award-winning film"--Cover.
Unimaginable loss yields to the power of human connection in this simple, moving story from the filmmakers of the eponymous Oscar-winning film. An elegy on grief. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated short by the same name, If Anything Happens I Love You is a young adult graphic novel that follows two parents as they reckon with the loss of their young daughter, Rose, in a school shooting. Readers follow Rose from above as she watches her parents slowly break down under the weight and pain of their loss. Throughout the novel, Rose's soul seeks to help her parents reconnect. We learn who Rose was and how much life she lived in her short time. By incorporating a wide range of characters, her boyfriend, teacher, and her cat, Rose is able to introduce healing into the lives of the people she left behind. If Anything Happens I Love You may be a story about loss, but in it we see ourselves--in the grief, the pain, and, most importantly, in the fight toward human connection, love, and acceptance.
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